Type Method

preferredFontForTextStyle:

Returns an instance of the system font for the specified text style and scaled appropriately for the user's selected content size category.

Declaration

+ (UIFont *)preferredFontForTextStyle:(UIFontTextStyle)style;

Parameters

style

The text style for which to return a font. See "Text Styles” in UIFontDescriptor for recognized values.

Return Value

The system font associated with the specified text style.

Discussion

To create a styled font based on a custom font, use a UIFontMetrics object.

See Also

Creating Fonts

+ preferredFontForTextStyle:compatibleWithTraitCollection:

Returns an instance of the system font for the appropriate text style and traits.

Scaling Fonts Automatically

Scale text in your interface automatically by using Dynamic Type.

Creating Self-Sizing Table View Cells

Create table view cells that support Dynamic Type and use system spacing constraints to adjust the spacing surrounding text labels.

+ fontWithName:size:

Creates and returns a font object for the specified font name and size.

+ fontWithDescriptor:size:

Returns a font matching the given font descriptor.

- fontWithSize:

Returns a font object that is the same as the receiver but which has the specified size instead.